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Special Programs for Kids & Teens


Summer Programs begin June 13th. Check out our Summer Reading page for more info!

 

Mondays:

Baby Bookworms Storytime

  • Interactive storytimes for babies and toddlers who aren't quite ready for a traditional storytime. We explore songs and stories, then have social play time. 
    • Mondays at 10:30am: 0-18 months
    • Mondays at 11:15am: 12-24 months 

 

SuperCrafts!: Mondays at 3:30pm (begins June 15th)

  • Superhero themed craft activities for ages 5+. Seating is limited, tickets are available at the kids desk starting at 3:00pm.

6/15  Decorate a cape
6/22  Make a mask
6/29  Comic book cuffs
7/6   Skyscraper scene
7/13  Pipe Cleaner Ninjas
7/20  Superhero Bookmarks
7/27  Superhero Bracelets
8/3   Superhero Lollipops

 

    Tuesdays:

     SPARK Homeschooling Group: First Tuesday of each month at 10:30am

    Engaging side-by-side learning activities for parents and children of ages 2-10 - if interested and needing more information please visit our group site at http://homeschool-life.com/tx/spark

    Storytime & Craft: Tuesdays at 6:00pm & 7:00pm

    • A storytime followed by a simple craft activity for families with kids of all ages. Seating is limited, tickets are available at the kids desk 30 minutes prior to program.
    6/9 Letter S Snake
    6/16 Helping Hands Wreath
    6/23 Hero Medal
    6/30 Coffee Filter Earth
    7/7  Superhero Puppet
    7/14 Boo-boo Butterflies
    7/21 Speedy Firetruck
    7/28 Superworms
    8/4  School Bus

    Wednesdays:

    Arts & Crafts: Wednesdays at 6:00pm

    • Create one-of-a-kind artistic creations with Miss Dianne. Ages 8+ or with an adult. Seating is limited, tickets are available at the kids desk starting at 5:30pm.
          6/10  Fancy starfish or sunflower sunglasses
              6/17  Make a Father's Day card
              6/24  Wine cork charms/pendants
              7/1  Make parade flags for July 4th
              7/8  Exploding paintings
              7/15  Superhero standouts
              7/22  3D coral reefs
              7/29  Old time feather drawings
              8/5  Make a Shark

         Fridays:

        Toddler & Preschool Storytimes

        • Traditional storytimes, intended for toddlers and preschoolers who can sit quietly and listen to 2-3 picture books.
          • Fridays at 10:30am: Toddlers 18-36 months
          • Fridays at 11:15am: Preschoolers 3-6 years

        Bow Wow Reading Dogs (ages 5+):

        Fridays 7/03 - 8/14 from 12:00pm-1:00pm

        • Kids can practice reading to a reading therapy dog at the library!  Ages 5 & up. Sessions are assigned on a first-come basis.

         

        Saturdays:

         Saturday Storytime (all ages):  Saturdays at 11:00am

        LEGO Lab: Saturdays from 12:30-1:30pm (begins June 20th)  Free-play with LEGOs for kids ages 5 and up.

         

        Teen Programs:

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        Superhero Movie Days!

        No registration. In the large meeting room.

        • June 20th at 2:00pm - The Avengers (PG-13)
        • July 18th at 2:00pm - Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13)
        • August 1st at 2:00pm - Iron Man (PG-13)



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        YA 4ever Book Club

        A book club for tweens, teens, and adults to discuss popular Young Adult novels.

        • June 17th at 6:00pm - Paper Towns by John Green
        • July 15th at 6:00pm - The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey
        • August 19th at 6:00pm - TBD

         

        Library Resources for Kids

         

        All Wells Branch Community Library users now have access to TumbleBooks - Free, streaming e-books for kids. No log in required, just click the image above or this link: http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/auto_login.asp?U=wellsbranchclib&P=libra


         

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        Click here to visit Little Pim http://connect.mangolanguages.com/wells-branch/start?target=/languages%23kids

         

        Library programs are sponsored in part by the Friends of the Wells Branch Community Library.


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        15001 Wells Port Drive
        Austin, TX  78728
        (512)989-3188

        Monday-Thursday:  10am-8pm

         Friday & Saturday: 10am-6pm

         Sunday: 1pm-6pm